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"action news" is live at the huh, fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on "action ncar insurance.t the everybody knows that. well, did you know words really can hurt you? what...? jesse don't go!! i'm sorry daisy, but i'm a loner. and a loner gotta be alone. heee yawww! geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. jesse? those who make mistake of harming americans will learn that we will in the forget and our reach is long and that justice will be served. the words today of president barack obama referring to the islamic state, and the 2b headings of american journalists, that
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appears that the united states is getting ready to raise the anti, against isis. it is wednesday night, and the big story on "action news" tonight is the beginning of a strategy to combat the ruthless sweep of the islamic state. president obama, on a visit to aston use is speaking of putting together an international coalition to destroy isis and prevent it from spreading terror beyond its borders. this comes a day after the release of video showing an islamic state militant beheading american journalist steven sotoloff, second american killed in such fashion. the administration has reached out to australia, the uae, jordan, d.a.tar, australia and israel to discuss thousand combat isis. in new england, vice-president biden put it this way. >> when people harm americans we don't retreat, we don't forget, and we take care of those who are grieving, and
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when that is finished, they should know, we will follow them to the gates of hell until they are brought to justice. >> "action news" reporter, dann cuellar is live in the satellite center tonight. dann, you talked to a couple experts tonight who are very familiar with the the counter terrorism business, and what were they saying about all of this. >> reporter: jim, what they are saying is with the 13th anniversary of 9/11 a week away and with everything that is going on as it is right now, the the u.s. intelligence community should be on high alert. >> when you look at the the national threat advisory system, we're probably in between what is called elevated and imminent. >> reporter: professor jeffery tomlinson of desales university is former supervisor of the fbi joint terrorism task force in philadelphia he said with is is showing ruthlessness in the mass killings of people in syria and iraq and kidnapping and bee readings of two american journalist he said there should be no mistake the threat the terror group poses.
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>> my concern with isis is their flex ability, adopt ability and their built to move. >> reporter: tomlinson says in the world of u.s. intelligence they have to work with the assumption that isis is already here and then trying to prove and disprove his big concern is isis is getting help from american citizens. >> it raise that he is concern of who inside the united states, who that is traveled and why have they traveled what has that pattern been and so it raises the ability of them to move and strike. >> reporter: knowing what he knows about counter terrorism tomlinson says u.s. intelligence analyst have been looking at potential target officeis here in the u.s. and abroad. >> we would look at transportation. you would look at nuclear. would you look at your energy sector. the transportation sector. and trying to make a determination of the vulnerabilities. >> reporter: tomlinson says these terror groups are infamous of putting out mississippi information. one exam is al qaeda claiming
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isis ties big for them. >> by saying isis ties extreme for us when they orchestrated 9/11 attacks. i suspect not. it culled buy them time to do things, out of, out of of viewing, while everybody is focused on isis. >> reporter: and, in the days leading up to 9/11 i asked tomlinson what should we tell the public? he said same thing we have been telling them since 9/11 if it doesn't look right or feel right, report it and let authorities sort it out. live from the sat center, dann cuellar for channel six "action news". >> thanks, dann. in other news tonight philadelphia police are trying to piece together at parent murder of the a man in olney tonight. his body was found in the burning car. "action news" reporter kenneth moton is live in the 6100 block of north lawrence street, kenneth, apparently this all began with a shooting. >> reporter: that is right, jim. we have two scenes and apparently a four hour time difference between the first and the discovery of this second scene. police after lot to figure out. right now they are trying to
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confirm the identity of the man found inside this car and they are on the hunt for a possible shooter. philadelphia fire fighters work quickly to put out a car fire in this ol any alley way on lawrence street. once this smoke had cleared they found a man dead in the passenger seat. >> we have seen smoke coming in, from the air and me and my boyfriend and all of us, we ran. >> reporter: police were not far behind because they were only a few blocks away investigating a shooting that appears to be connect. northwest detectives say around 4:00 p.m. on the 400 block of roselyn, witnesses say two men were in the vehicle matching same description as a car at this second scene. the shots were fired. the passenger was struck in the head. those witnesses say the driver took off with the shooting victim. police spent three hours work ago this first scene and speaking with star watson, the sister of the possible victim. when they saw a plume of smoke from the car fire. >> was supposed to be in the car with the shooter and they were hoping that the shooter maybe pushed him out and cops were supposed to have
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been circling the neighborhood looking for the car. it just so happened to be two blocks away and out of the way. >> two blocks. >> reporter: investigators say victim's body was burn so badly he is unrecognizable and at this point they don't know how he was killed. >> nobody is touching the body, nobody is touching the vehicle. we are hold ago this vehicle as a crime scene. the it is being guarded for fingerprints and any dna evidence we could get because the vehicle will be towed to our police garage and will be thoroughly searched. >> reporter: even though police are calling the victim john doe watson is sure it is her 24 year-old brother. >> he was a good guy. he just had a baby. baby is not even two months old yet. >> reporter: as we look live at this crime scene we are not releasing the name, family members shared with us until investigators make a positive identification. police say witnesses saw a man running away from the scene before he jumped into a red car. right now detectives are scouring this area talking to resident and looking for
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surveillance video. reporting live from olney tonight, kenneth moton for channel six "action news", jim. >> thanks, kenneth. more than a thousand people gathered tonight in linwood atlantic county, new jersey to mourn the deaths of 14 year-old killed in a tragic accident. friend of aceling cook tearfully embraced each other in the stand of the mainland regional high school football stadium. the freshman soccer player died after several days on life support. she died today. a truck driver crossed into the on coming lane of traffic saturday on route 40 striking the car that cook was in with her teammates as they drove to a charity soccer tournament. the four other girls survived, coaches said they were retired cook's numbers for the years that she would have attended mainland regional. a mistake by philadelphia police will benefit cristina regusters, woman accused of kidnapping a young girl from a west philadelphia school and sexually assaulting her. judge ruled that police did
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not read regusters her miranda rights, and so her initial statement will not be admissible in court when the trial resumes tomorrow. a stunning development tonight in the double murder of a delaware count nearly a year after the crime. police have made arrests including the victim's business partner and we have him on tape. it was last september 22nd, when joseph connel and his wife olga were shot outside the pallet and club condos in wilmington. they work at cns auto services on concord pike. she was receptionist, he was a mechanic. the the day after the crime we talk to the business partner and friend christopher rivers. he appeared to be distraught. now police say that was all an act. they arrested rivers and joshua bay, charging both men with the the couple's murder this was rivers allegedly faking his tears in an interview with "action news" reporter john rawlins.
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>> i cannot believe it happen. >> reporter: can you make any sense of this. >> no. >> reporter: when did you last see him. >> the night , before i saw him. i didn't see him that day but i saw him friday. >> reporter: everything was routine. >> yes, everything was fine. >> reporter: now he is being held without bail, charged with first degree murder. it was start of the painful but necessary education today in atlantic city. hundreds of former casino workers came to the convention center and thousands more will come over the next three days. the labor department and local 54 are helping displaced workers file for unemployment and sign up for health insurance and other benefits. of course, two casinos closed down this weekend. trump plaza will close in two weeks, the atlantic club shut down last january. the philadelphia school district has some good news going into the new school year. not a single school will be designated as persistently dangerous. that will make it the first time that the district has not had one of the schools on the
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state's list. it reflects a trend of fewer and fewer violent school incident across the the district. they have been falling for four straight years. tom wolf received a solute from philadelphia's police union tonight in the race for governor of pennsylvania. there was plenty of glad handing tonight as the democratic challenger pick up endorsement of the fop lodge five. governor tom corbett is getting a huge infusion of of cash. today the republican governor's association, says that it gave the incumbent, three and a half million-dollar, that is on top of the 1.8 million-dollar it had already donated to corbett's campaign. the organization is chaired by new jersey governor chris christie who said that he backs corbett. it has been years in the making, tomorrow the transformed dilworth plaza at philadelphia city hall will be officially reopened and as dilworth park. the revamp includes actual green space, a cafe, a
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fountain, that will convert into an ice rink in the winter and all new entrances connecting to the septa subway. the the idea toys reestablish william penn original vision of the central square gathering place. "action news" will be there for ribbon cutting at 11:00 tomorrow morning. they tied knot of the halls of the hospital today, le keisha maynard and her new husband, said their i do's at cooper university hospital in camden this afternoon. le keisha is being treated for cancer, but it wasn't going to stop her from the nuptials with her daughters in attendance tonight. camden's mayor dana redd was so inspired by le keisha's spirit that she presided over the wedding ceremony. still to come on "action news" tonight the federal government takes new action in ferguson, missouri. plus hot tempers and bullets fly for search for gunman who opened fire outside of the west
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philadelphia corner store paralyzing a father. also we will meet the little boy who is star of social media tonight for what he is doing with the university of delaware football team. what a difference a day makes after yesterday's steam bat h of 93 degrees to day 85, less humid but i'm tracking return of heat and humidity and some storms, we will have details in the accu weather seven day forecast. we will asked ducis rodgers so what are the chances that the eagles can win the nfc east this year? that and more when "action news" continues tonight.
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a store at 50th and haverford, in west philadelphia, friday afternoon. they release that had surveillance video today. tonight, edward lynn lies in the hospital fighting for his life, paralyzed from the waist down. >> this is my husband. i love him. we have to stop with this not wanting to tell. this is somebody's life that we're talking about here. >> investigators say it appears lynn unknowingly brushed against the gun man inside the store, and so the gun man followed him out, and shot him. police have received several tips since "action news" first aired this video today but so far there have been no arrests. we have learn tonight that the justice department is planning to announce an investigation into the practices of the ferguson police department. sources are telling abc news that investigators will examine police stops and arrests to see if is there a pattern of discrimination. they will also look at past allegations of excessive force. have of course, the probe
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comes nearly a month after the deadly shooting of an unarmed black teenager, michael brown, by a white police officer, and that shooting sparked weeks of sometimes violent unrests. there is a dire warning from health officials tonight, they say that the ebola out break is spreading faster, then anyone can keep up. and they say it will likely continue to do so. meanwhile another american doctor has been diagnosed with the virus are. doctor rick syra has been treated in lie beer y he was not treating ebola patients but was an obstetrician caring for pregnant woman who had no sign of the ebola virus. meanwhile nancy wrightbol the american aid worker who survived ebola spoke out on day about her emotional journey back to health. the 59 year-old missionary said there were many times that she wasn't sure that she was going to live. after wrightbol was flown to
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the united states for treatment it took nearly two weeks until she was well enough to see her husband, david. >> when i saw david walk in i was just, amazed, again. i've gotten grace to us. >> it was wrightbol's husband who told her she had contracted the disease and she says when he tried to comfort her she push herself away for fear of infecting him. after that she was placed in isolation. western leaders are expressing discrepancies many tonight about the effort to reach a cease-fire in ukraine. but representatives from ukraine and russia say that a seven-point agreement could be hammered out as early as friday. president obama has arrived in wales for the nato summit, and he and european leaders will meet with ukrainian president, tomorrow, to talk about the crisis with russia. the streak of more than 20 consecutive court victories for gay marriage proponents
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has been broken. a federal judge today upheld louisiana's ban on same sex marriage. 78 percent of voters had approved that amendment to their state's constitution. the judge ruled that the state legislator and its citizens have a right to define marriage, the plaintiffs plan to appeal. cvs has stopped selling tobacco a month earlier then planned. now customers will see nicotine replacement products where packs of cigarettes used to be. the company has also tweaked its corporate name. cvs care mark will be known as cvs health. movies a strategic one and company is hoping to grab a piece of the growing health care industry. the university of delaware blue hens foot the ball team has a new, very impressive team member. he is six years old danny feltwell and today he got his very own locker. danny has been battling non-hodgkin's limb foam a the team adopted him through
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andrew mcdonough b plus foundation and while danny looks up to the players this little guy is the team's big ups celebration. >> i look at him and he is like my hero. it feels really goodwills. he means more to me then i could even ever explain. >> danny's cancer is in remission, on saturday, danny will suit up in his new football uniform and sit on the sidelines, alongside his team, and in case you're looking, he will be number 26. >> i bet he will be the the mess popular member of that team. >> he may well be. >> accu weather forecast. here's cecily tynan. >> feeling g humidity has finally drop. storm tracker six live double scan showing that we are storm free tonight, a quiet night, the action cam is taking a look at the market street bridge and seeing calm conditions on the river. temperatures are pretty comfortable out there and the humidity levels feeling pretty g currently in philadelphia 74. down from our high of 85,
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3 degrees above normal but with the humidity dropping throughout the day it felt better then yesterday. allentown 69. millville 66. wilmington 70. sea isle city 75 degrees. poconos chilly up there, already dropped down to 57 degrees. factor in the dew points, they are generally in the lower # 60's across the viewing area and that is pretty please an. yesterday at this time we had dew points in the 70's. we had oppressive humidity. then that cold front slid through. satellite six with action radar showing thaws front that brought us those strong storms last night has now just stalled down to the south. it is keeping all of the activity as far as showers and thunderstorms down across the carolinas, southern virginia and tomorrow high pressure really in control. another beautiful day, again, it will be on the warm side, 88 degrees, mixture of sun and clouds but humidity will stay low tomorrow. another good day for outdoor activity. things change on friday, a warm front moves through, and this should show wind out of the southwest. we will see hazy sunshine.
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it will be warm again 89 degrees but you will notice a difference in the air mass. it will be more humid and with this front we could see scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and that cold front will move through on saturday and then this will bring us a round of some thunderstorms saturday afternoon and saturday night. dew points show that the humidity levels is a bit of the roller coaster ride the next several days. tomorrow in the 50's low humidity. friday and saturday in the 70's, oppressive and then behind that cold front the the dew points really drop on sunday and monday as well as the temperatures. they will feel more like fall earlier next week. bus stop forecast for tomorrow, a nice morning for the kids, to wait for the school bus, lots of sunshine, it will be warm with the light breeze at 6:00 o'clock. 69 degrees. by 8:00 o'clock seven 46789 the exclusive accu weather seven day forecast warm but humidity levels will be tolerable tomorrow with a high of 88 degrees. on friday hot and humid, 89 degrees. friday afternoon, again future tracker is showing that we
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will see some scattered storms popping up, with that warm front, a better chance of storms, saturday afternoon and then saturday night with that cold front. we could see some trouble for temple home opener. 92 degrees. behind it. confidentable on sunday. we will clear out well in time for the eagles game. 79 degrees. look at that temperature remaining in the upper 70's, right through the middle of next week. so saturday, we will feel like summer, but by sunday and early next week, a taste of fall in the air. something for everyone in the seven day forecast. >> thanks, cecily. abc has just announced the last two hosts for new season of the view. political comment tater nicole wallace and rosie perez will join panel beginning september 15th. they will sit alongside whoopi goldberg and another rosie, rosie o'donnell and you can see the view right here on channel six weekday mornings at 11:00.
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well, eagles fans have waited a long time for this, closing in on the season opener. >> we have been waiting since january for real football around here. it all starts on sunday. according to the vegas bookmakers eagles should start off with a bang, they are 10.5 favorite over jacksonville. any player we talk to this week said offense will be better this year. that is because they are even more comfortable with chip kelly's offense. couple that with the best running back in the nfl in lesean mccoy and birds are odds on favorite to win the nfc east once again. >> with the history that is in this division, with how well each, you know, everybody knows each other we are kind of the new kids on the block now. but, definitely going to be competitive and i still pick my team over everybody else's. >> the things we didn't do last year that we wanted to. now we have the opportunity to do it. so i think year two for one is definitely a difference because you know exactly what it that is chip kelly is trying to get done good eagles
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defense was suspect in one particular area last season. that is against the pass. burning question is has the team fixed the problem. >> we're going to find that out on september 7th, at 1:00 p.m. when the lights are on, and, the season is going to be kicked off. we will find that out. it is a great opportunity ahead of us. we are eager for that opportunity. we will show the world. >> or eager about our two new eagles shows, eagles game day kick off gets you set for the the big games, mike quick and i will join you sunday mornings at 11:30. we will after i full recap after "action news" at 11:00 on eagles gym day final. michael sams nfl dream is not over. cowboys soon him to the practice squad. he hopes to be first openly gay player to appear in the nfl regular season game. still to come, phillies reached pitching dominance comes to an end. union and toronto tight
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tom wolf. he'd be a different kind of governor. he served in the peace corps in india. and then got a phd from mit. and as a businessman he gives between 20 and 30 percent of his profits back to his employees. when he served as pennsylvania's secretary of revenue. he turned down the perks. and donated his government salary to charity he refused take a state car, he drove his old jeep instead. can't argue with that. tom wolf. he'd bring a fresh start to pennsylvania.
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phillies pitchers had tossed back to back shut out is a begins a braves? why must all good things come to's. this afternoon miguel alfredo gonzales makes his debut. they singled off him in the fifth. gonzales gives up two runs on three hits and in one inning. he walks two. went to the bull pen, justin defratus has a wild pitch in the sixth. seven-four ballgame. lone bright spot comes from the glove of grady sizemore who robs evan getes in the eighth. the phillies lose seven-four. union and toronto lets pick it, sometimes you only need one. fifty-fifth minute sebastian, streaking down right side, connor casey converts to make it one to nil.
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at the the other even zach mcmath pitches a shut out. their first since may 31st. union 11 to nil. they will meet gannon sat the day. thanks ducis. jimmy kimmel live next followed by night line. jimmy's guest gwyneth pal tro, terry cruz and music from shawn menendez. "action news" continues at 4:30 # with tamala edward, matt o'donnell, meteorologist david murphy and karen rodgers with traffic. rodgers and a the entire "action news" team, i'm jim gardner, good night. >> ♪ >> "action news" is sponsored in part by elkins chevrolet, south jersey's premiere chevy dealership featuring 2014
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